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M. Jack Takayanagi Interview

Date: April 22, 2008
Location: Independence, California
Videographer: Richard Potashin
Densho ID: ddr-manz-1-122
00:56:23
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Nisei male. Born June 28, 1922, in San Jose, California. As a teenager, moved with family to West Los Angeles, where father was a gardener. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. While in camp, Jack volunteered to work with the orphans at the Manzanar Children's Village, and also helped to establish Christian church services. Left camp for Des Moines, Iowa, to attend college, and eventually became a minister.
This interview is part of the Manzanar National Historic Site Collection. Visit Densho for more information.

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Interview location: Independence, California Family background Segment 1 of 11 [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Independence, California Moving with family to West Los Angeles Segment 2 of 11 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Independence, California Father's Christian background Segment 3 of 11 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Independence, California Description of wife's family Segment 4 of 11 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Independence, California Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor Segment 5 of 11 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Independence, California Preparing for mass removal Segment 6 of 11 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Independence, California Volunteering with the Manzanar Children's Village Segment 7 of 11 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Independence, California Organizing Christian church services in camp Segment 8 of 11 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Independence, California Memories of the "Manzanar riot" Segment 9 of 11 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Independence, California Leaving camp to attend college Segment 10 of 11 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Independence, California Reflections Segment 11 of 11 [ Previous segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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